Yusuf Paşa Mosque
Yusuf Paşa Mosque

It was built by Vizier Yusuf Pasha with the Vizier Bath in the east of Yusuf Pasha Mosque. The date of 1121/1709 on the banister of the minbar shows the building date of the mosque. The mosque is located on Yusuf Pasha Neighborhood Sarayönü...

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Deyr Yakup Monastery
Deyr Yakup Monastery

Deyr Yakup (Yakup Monastery), 10 km from the center. away, on the south of the mountains. Although it is known as Nemrud’s Throne among the people, the Ameşşemes monumentaal tomb, cisterns and rock tombs have survived from the monastery to...

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Soğmatar
Soğmatar

When you head 18 km north of City of Suayb, you arrive at Soğmatar. It is 57 km away from Harran. Current name of Soğmatar is Yağmurlu Village. Soğmatar consists of the words “matar”, which means “rain”, and “suk”, meaning “bazaar” in Arabic. It...

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Yildiz Square
Yildiz Square

It is a square where historical streets are opened to the east of Ulu Mosque. The square was named after the Yildiz Bath in the vicinity. Nakibzâde İbrahim Efendi Madrasah, Şeyh Bekir Mausoleum, Eyyubi Madrasah and Firuz Bey Fountain are located...

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Hz. Eyyub Patience Authority
Hz. Eyyub Patience Authority

Generally known as “symbol of patience”, both Holy place and tomb of Prophet Eyyub are in Şanlıurfa. Descended from Prophet Abraham, Prophet Eyyub came from Damascus and settled in Eyyubnebi, he became the sultan of patience, and was buried in...

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Yorganci Street
Yorganci Street

Yorgancı Street which is one of the most beautifule examples of basalt stone-paved historical streets in Şanlıurfa, starts from Yıldız Square. After continuing to the north , it turns east and combines with Huseyin Pasha Street.

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Karaçizmeliler House
Karaçizmeliler House

It is a historical house consisting of three separate buildings that are women’s quarter (haremlik), men’s quarter (selamlık) and the part for guests built of cut stone. It is a beautiful Urfa house with stone courtyard, pool and...

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Double Cave
Double Cave

Nowadays, this authentic cave is a place where local food and drinks are served. It is located in the southern part of the cave where Prophet Ibrahim was born. It was named after the Double-Domed structure in the historic cemetery just above it...

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Şahapzade Bakır House
Şahapzade Bakır House

Şahapzade Bakır House is one of the best examples of traditional Urfa houses. It is understood from the inscription on its outer gate that it was built in 1674. Rich stone decorations on the facade walls of the spaces surrounding the courtyard...

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